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Melville, A. D.

Overview
Works: 13 works in 115 publications in 3 languages and 4,305 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Love poetry  Elegies  History  Didactic poetry, Latin  Epic poetry, Latin  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Software 
Roles: Translator, Author, Editor
Classifications: PA6522, 871.01
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Most widely held works by A. D Melville
Sorrows of an exile by Publius Ovidius Naso( )

16 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and Italian and held by 1,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In AD 8 Ovid's brilliant career was abruptly blasted when the Emperor Augustus banished him, for reasons never satisfactorily explained, to Tomis (Constanta) on the Black Sea. The five books of Tristia (Sorrows) express his reaction to this savage and, as he clearly regarded it, unjust sentence. Their title belies them. Though their ostensible theme is the misery and loneliness of exile, their real message, if they are read with the care they deserve, is one of
The loves ; The art of beauty ; The remedies for love ; and the art of love by Publi Ovidi Nasó( Book )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Translations of Ovid's love poems
Thebaid by Stace( Book )

18 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Thebaid of Publius Papinius Statius is an epic poem in twelve books, completed in about A.D. 90. It has been thought by many to stand second only to Virgil among Latin narrative poems." "Its theme is the war between Eteocles and Polynices, sons of Oedipus, for the throne of Thebes. Rich in incident and always dramatic in tone, it unfolds a panorama of human ambition and violence, triumph and catastrophe. Though remaining within the Homeric and Virgilian tradition, it achieves its own power and vitality in thought, language, and description." "Held in high esteem and widely imitated in the middle ages and the Renaissance, the Thebaid of Statius is not only a masterpiece of poetry but a compelling story, at times horrifying, noble, and pathetic, of humankind bound by the power of Fate."--BOOK JACKET
Amores by Ovide( Book )

27 editions published between 1900 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alan Melville's accomplished translations match the elegance of Ovid's Latin. In this volume he has included the version of the 'Art of Love' by Moore, published more than 50 years ago
Statius Thebaid by Stace( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les métamorphoses by Publius Ovidius Naso( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mytical stories of miraculous transformatios
Sorrows of an exile : Tristia = Tristia. English by Ovid( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

La chute d'Icare by André Naggar( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Sorrows of an exile : Tristia by Publio Ovidio Nasón( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Metamorphoses (Oxford world's classics) by A. D Melville( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

La chute d'Icare by Ovide( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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The loves ; The art of beauty ; The remedies for love ; and the art of love Amores
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The loves ; The art of beauty ; The remedies for love ; and the art of loveThebaidAmoresStatius ThebaidSorrows of an exile : Tristia = Tristia. EnglishSorrows of an exile : Tristia
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Melville, A. D.

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